' THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 1D53 Congress' Filibuster Fight was Foredoomed By JAME SAKI.OW WASHINGTON OP! — The fight of the 19 Democratic and Republican senators to make It easier to smash Soighem Democrats filibusters against civil rights bills Was' pretty well foredoomed. *• They want the' Senate, here at the start of itsM953 business, to/ adopt all the old rules under which It has been operating except one: The one which makes It practically Impossible to stop a filibuster. Only an optimist could have believed, they'd win. About the most they c»n achieve, it seems, la to call the country's attention once more to the fact that under the present Senate rule filibusters are Just about unbreakbale. An examination of (he rule which IB causing all the argument will show that, if the effort of the 19 senators fails, there's not much reason to expect a change In the rule during this Congress. Under the rule, any time n senator makes a motion to bring up a bill which the Southerners don't like, they can filibuster against it. All other Senate business stops during a filibuster. In Uils way the'Southerners can tie the Senate in knots indefinitely since the rule says v a filibuster can't be stopped except by a vote of 64—a constitutional two-thirds— of all 96 senators. There's not much chance of getting such a vote. Therefore the rule makes the Southerners' ability to block civil rights legislation almost iron clad. 13ut couldn't the Senate, which adopted this rule In Ihe first place, change it at any time? Changing the rule would be even harder than getting those 64 votes necessary io break a filibuster nnd —this was also the work of the senators—for this reason: While 04 of the 90 senators could stop a filibuster against a motion to bring up a bill, there's no machinery • at all In the rules for breaking a filibuster which the Southerners would start any time anyone tried to change the rule. War Casualties Up to 128,530 WASHINGTON (ff) _ Announced U. S. battle casualties in Korea eached 128.530 yesterday, an fn- rease of 292 since last week. The Defence Department's weekly ummary based on notifications to iimilies through last Friday report- Killed In action Wounded Missing Total Inc. 62 205 25 Tola I 20,200 95,271 12.930 292 128,530 Read Courier News Classified Ads. (ARK.V COURIER xic Ten Senate Committees Enlarged WASHINGTON (/['.-Republican senators yesterday unanimously up- proved « plan to Increase the size of 10 major Senate committee by two members. It is aimed to assure GOP control of all 15 regular, stand- Ing committees, * The plan IE so drafted too as to make certain that Sen. Morse Ind- Ore will not hnce ihe balance of power between Republicans and Democrats on any committee. Morse fs relegated to the minority side with the Democrats Insofar as 1 -committee Influence goes. *• Five minor committees would be reduced In size by two members. The plan is to bo formally proposed to the senate later today Sen MllUkin (R-Colo). chairman of the conference of all GOP senators, said it probably would be adopted by the Senate immediately. Fireman Honored By State Group FAYETTEVILLR W/_ A Fayetle- ville fireman's action in hand pumping an iron King during a dash to a Little Rock hospital with a polio victim has earned him the title of Arkansas Fireman of the Year. .> Merlin Layer was honored by the Arkansas State Fire Prevention Association. Layer manned the iron Court Reverses Mississippi Job Selling Ruling NEW OHLEANS </P)-The Fiftll U. S. Circuit Court ot Appeals yesterday reversed a lower court ruling dismissing a count In an indict, nient nccusing 10 Mlssisslpplans wllh conspiracy to sell federal Jobs U. S. District Judge Allen Cox said "It te, In my opinion, impossible for Ihese defendnnts to know whether they are charged with conspiracy to solicit ami receive money for personal benefit, for political purposes or both. This they are entitled to clearly know and In my judgment this count in fatally defective." Barometers Very Popular SEARCY (If) — A tornado that struck While County last March apparently had an affect on Christmas shoppers here. A check revealed that the most popular Christmas gifts purchased were barometers. No Funds for Safety CONWAY M>)-The Arkansas Safety Council's Little Hock office has closed temporarily due to lack of funds. Dr. Matt L. 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